Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccinated who get breakthrough infections are less contagious

People who are vaccinated for SARS-CoV-2 but get breakthrough infections may be less likely to spread the virus because they shed it for a shorter period than unvaccinated people who are infected, according a new study led ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prior SARS-CoV-2 infection ups protection for vaccinated

(HealthDay)—For individuals vaccinated with mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, prior severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection is associated with a lower risk for breakthrough infection, according to a ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Safe Thanksgiving playbook as new COVID surge expected

As the U.S. braces for a new surge of COVID-19 cases expected to start hitting around Thanksgiving, Northwestern Medicine experts offer a playbook to a safe holiday gathering.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Viral loads similar between vaccinated and unvaccinated people

Anew study from the University of California, Davis, Genome Center and UC San Francisco shows no significant difference in viral load between vaccinated and unvaccinated people who tested positive for the delta variant of ...

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